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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 89 top blue ribbon public schools in Minnesota, serving 42,877 students.
  • These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the Minnesota state average of 32%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Top Minnesota Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Atwater A.c.g.c. Elementary School
    302 S 2nd St
    Atwater, MN 56209
    (320)974-8841

    296 students
    Year: 2014
  • Annandale Annandale Elementary School
    655 Park St E
    Annandale, MN 55302
    (320)274-8218

    894 students
    Year: 2013
  • Battle Lake Battle Lake Elementary School
    402 Summit St W
    Battle Lake, MN 56515
    (218)864-5217

    214 students
    Year: 2011, 2014
  • Baxter Baxter Elementary School
    5546 Fairview Rd
    Baxter, MN 56425
    (218)454-6400

    513 students
    Year: 2014
  • Brooten Belgrade-brooten-elrosa Elementary School
    250 2nd Ave
    Brooten, MN 56316
    (320)346-2278

    339 students
    Year: 2007
  • Minneapolis Birchview Elementary School
    425 Ranchview Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55447
    (763)745-5300

    585 students
    Year: 2016
  • Buffalo Lake Buffalo Lake-hector Elementary School
    211 3rd Street
    Buffalo Lake, MN 55314
    (320)833-5311

    261 students
    Year: 2018
  • Byron Byron Senior High School
    1887 2nd Ave Nw
    Byron, MN 55920
    (507)775-2301

    569 students
    Year: 2010
  • Canby Canby Elementary School
    307 1st St W
    Canby, MN 56220
    (507)223-2003

    272 students
    Year: 2018
  • Saint Paul Capitol Hill Magnet/rondo Elementary School Magnet School
    560 Concordia Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55103
    (651)325-2500

    1271 students
    Year: 2006
  • Lakeville Cherry View Elementary School
    8600 175th St W
    Lakeville, MN 55044
    (952)232-3200

    525 students
    Year: 2004
  • Duluth Congdon Elementary School
    3116 E Superior St
    Duluth, MN 55812
    (218)336-8825

    586 students
    Year: 2003
  • Minneapolis Davinci Academy Charter School
    13001 Central Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55434
    (763)754-6577

    433 students
    Year: 2016
  • Dawson Dawson-boyd Secondary
    848 Chestnut St
    Dawson, MN 56232
    (320)769-2955

    258 students
    Year: 2005
  • Wayzata Deephaven Elementary School
    4452 Vine Hill Rd
    Wayzata, MN 55391
    (952)401-6900

    651 students
    Year: 2013
  • Delano Delano Elementary School
    678 Tiger Dr
    Delano, MN 55328
    (763)972-3365

    908 students
    Year: 2013
  • Clarissa Eagle Valley Elementary School
    106 Frank St S
    Clarissa, MN 56440
    (218)756-3631

    144 students
    Year: 2004, 2011
  • Fertile Fertile-beltrami Elementary School
    210 Mill St S
    Fertile, MN 56540
    (218)945-6953

    267 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rochester Friedell Middle School
    1200 Broadway S
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507)328-5650

    460 students
    Year: 2015
  • Minneapolis Friendship Acdmy Of Fine Arts Chtr. Elementary School Charter School
    2600 E 38th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55406
    (612)879-6703

    156 students
    Year: 2016
  • Garfield Garfield Elementary School
    303 Sanstead St E
    Garfield, MN 56332
    (320)762-3350

    116 students
    Year: 2013
  • Brainerd Garfield Elementary School
    1120 10th Ave Ne
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218)454-6450

    409 students
    Year: 2014
  • Minneapolis Gleason Lake Elementary School
    310 County Road 101 N
    Minneapolis, MN 55447
    (763)745-5400

    622 students
    Year: 2006
  • Saint Paul Gordon Bailey Elementary School
    4125 Woodlane Dr
    Saint Paul, MN 55129
    (651)425-4801

    780 students
    Year: 2017
  • Minneapolis Greenwood Elementary School
    18005 Medina Rd
    Minneapolis, MN 55447
    (763)745-5500

    852 students
    Year: 2010
  • Grygla Grygla Elementary School
    114 N Fladland Ave
    Grygla, MN 56727
    (218)294-6155

    80 students
    Year: 2004
  • Hanover Hanover Elementary School
    274 Labeauxe Ave Ne
    Hanover, MN 55341
    (763)682-0800

    440 students
    Year: 2013
  • Brainerd Harrison Elementary School
    1515 Oak St
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218)454-6500

    272 students
    Year: 2014
  • Waseca Hartley Elementary School
    605 7th St Ne
    Waseca, MN 56093
    (507)835-2248

    461 students
    Year: 2006
  • Perham Heart Of The Lake Elementary School
    810 2nd Ave Sw
    Perham, MN 56573
    (218)346-5437

    530 students
    Year: 2006
  • Minneapolis Highlands Elementary School
    5505 Doncaster Way
    Minneapolis, MN 55436
    (952)848-4500

    567 students
    Year: 2005, 2011
  • Pipestone Hill Elementary School
    900 6th Ave Sw
    Pipestone, MN 56164
    (507)825-6763

    272 students
    Year: 2004
  • Minneapolis Hillcrest Elementary School
    9301 Thomas Rd
    Minneapolis, MN 55431
    (952)681-5300

    416 students
    Year: 2007
  • Mound Hilltop Primary School
    5700 Game Farm Rd
    Mound, MN 55364
    (952)491-8500

    392 students
    Year: 2012
  • Mankato Hoover Elementary School
    1524 Hoover Dr
    Mankato, MN 56003
    (507)388-5202

    536 students
    Year: 2017
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